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Re: Policy ready to be edited

On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 12:16:53PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Fine with me, altough if both are acceptable, then there is no reason a
> package maintainer (or an upstream) may not decide to move the META file
> there by default.


> In fact i don't understand what is the reasoning behind not choosing to
> use a single directory only for debian package (and write it in the
> policy) even if findlib does also accept META files in stdlib subdirs
> for backward compatibility reasons.

Because is additional work imposed to maintainers with no real


Stefano Zacchiroli  --  Master in Computer Science @ Uni. Bologna, Italy
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